Bishop’s Weed The most famous aspect of bishop’s weed is how fast it grows. Unless it’s in a contained space, this ground cover will spread rapidly. It can be planted in large or small spaces and adds a nice calming color to your yard.
Shade Plant. Astilbe 'Rock and Roll'. Astilbes are ideal for shade gardens. Their fern-like foliage adds interest all summer, right through the fall. The flowers, perched on airy plumes, bloom in shades of reds, purples, pinks and whites and keep their form even after their colour fades. White flowers June through July and grows 50 centimetres tall and 40 centimetres wide. Image courtesy of President’s Choice